Call to Action: An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations
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Call to Action

An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations

By Linda M. Thurston

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Format: Paperback / softback, 102 pages
Published In: United States, 25 June 2006
This is a report on the problems associated with incarceration, the treatment of prisoners and their return to society. The American Friends Service Committee convened a National Commission on Crime and Justice in 1990; this report came from this blue ribbon group.

About the Author

Linda M. Thurston A Call to Action Linda M. Thurston brings to RESIST 30 years experience in peace, social justice and human rights movements. Linda has worked as Fundraising Coordinator at the Brecht Forum, Program Officer at the Funding Exchange and Education and Communications Coordinator at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She served as the Director of Amnesty International's Program to Abolish the Death Penalty and National Director of the American Friends Service Committee Criminal Justice Program. Linda has worked with Critical Resistance in New York and New Orleans and with the campaign to free death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal. A key part of her work against war, the death penalty and the prison industrial complex is finding ways to make new technologies serve social justice organizing.

EAN: 9780883780671
ISBN: 0883780674
Publisher: Third World Press,U.S.
Dimensions: 21.34 x 13.79 x 0.84 centimeters (0.14 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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